In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(derivation, source)origen masculineof Dutch origin — de origen holandés
- country of origin — país de origen / de procedencia
- of humble origins — de origen / de cuna humilde
- True kebab (also spelled kobob) is Arabic in origin.
- The Foundation has been incorporated in Boston, where America acquired its very first charity - also Scottish in origin - in the late 1600s.
- In his original theory of origins, Darwin attempted to explain how physical structures had adaptability advantages.
- The Old World producers are exclusively European and, not surprisingly, the whole Old/New World concept is European in origin.
- Some believe that the astronomical theories are Babylonian in origin, while others argue that the Indians refined the Babylonian models by making observations of their own.
- In Ireland and Great Britain, sacred wells derive their distant origins from megalithic and Celtic times.
- The origins of the web are highly academic in origin.
- It is still a world of forbidden desires, but an Enlightenment world in which it is acknowledged that the higher authorities, the ones doing the forbidding, are human and not divine in origin.
- The forces for global change are economic in origin, but they operate within particular political systems and deeply rooted cultures that will modify and condition their effect.
- Khazzoom notes that even when the music is Sephardi or Mizrahi in origin, it is often played by Ashkenazim who know little about the music's origins or meaning.
- The islands are volcanic in origin, having arisen from a mantle hotspot, and they have never been connected to the mainland.
- The Phantom's origins began in the late 1500's when a merchant vessel was attacked by Singh pirates in the Bay of Bengalla.
- Japan's hot springs are volcanic in origin, Korean hot springs arise from granite underground and have lower temperature than the Japanese hot springs.
- It was regarded by marketing gurus that food coming out of Ireland, be it meat or dairy in origin, had an advantage because of country of origin.
- So many collectors fall into the trap of buying a ‘Louis XV’ piece that is clearly 19th century in origin and concept.
- The outbreak seems to be viral in origin supported in one area by specimen results.
- Martial arts is a broad term that covers a variety of schools and forms whose unity derives only from their origins in the arts of war and single combat.
- I, myself, am Trinidadian in origin, and much prefer the Greek root of my name, ‘Nikolaos,’ meaning victory of the people.
- His humour is not the same as the equally English humour of Jerome K. Jerome or The Diary of a Nobody, which might be described, without being offensive, as lower middle class in origin.
- It's obviously late fifties/early sixties, American in origin without any shadow of a doubt and closer to Phil Spector than Motown in feel, arrangement and production.
- For example, the equations describing ordinary dynamics do not depend on where the origin of the co-ordinate system is.
- Let u and v denote two positions on a chromosome, measured in a scale in morgan units with the coordinate origin at the target locus.
- Given ABC, we may assume its vertices lie on a circle centered at the origin of a Cartesian coordinate system.
- Furthermore, it is an immediate consequence of Newton's Laws that the center of gravity of the two bodies can serve as the origin of an inertial coordinate system.
- In fact, from the point P which is at distance d from the origin measured along a radius vector, the distance from P to the pole is d sec b.
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